Irish Ice Hockey Association Cross Border Cup Division A 2019-20

Cross Border Cup Logo [Reference: 2]


Dundalk Warriors 54124188
The Hawks 5421278
Kilkenny City Storm 510412192
NI Tridents 514 7202
[Reference: 10]

Results & Fixtures

DateHome Team  Away Team 
21.09.2019Dundalk Warriors 7Kilkenny City Storm
07.10.2019NI Tridents A 0Dundalk Latvian Hawks A
19.10.2019Kilkenny City StormNI Tridents A
26.10.2019Dundalk Latvian Hawks ADundalk Warriors
09.11.2019Kilkenny City Storm Dundalk Latvian Hawks A 
11.11.2019NI Tridents A Dundalk Warriors 
02.12.2019NI Tridents A Dundalk Latvian Hawks A 

Reference: [3-8]


Week 1 (21 September 2019): Dundalk Warriors 7 Kilkenny City Storm 4

Dundalk were made to fight for the win against Kilkenny, with three quick goals in the final minutes of the 3rd period securing victory. Kilkenny had taken an early lead but Dundalk hit two goals to take a one goal advantage at the end of the 2st period. Kilkenny upped the tempo in the second period, as the the Warriors defense struggled to keep up with the dump and chase tactics of the Storm. It was level at 3-3 at the end of the second. Dundalk restored their advantage early in the third, but Kilkenny hit an equaliser not long afterwards. Kilkenny ran out of steam in the final 10 minutes, and Dundalk’s positioning was used to their advantage as they hit the three quick goals for the win. [2-3]

Week 2 (7 October 2019): NI Tridents A 0 Dundalk Latvian Hawks 2

An action packed game full of penalties and chances saw the teams trade shots until late in the first period when the Hawks managed to put one past the screened Tridents goalie. In the second period the Tridents threw everything at the Hawks in search of the equaliser but could not get past the Hawks goalie. The Third period saw tempers frayed with a whole lot of penalties resulting, which the Hawks took advantage of, wrapping the game up with a second goal. [6]

Week 3 (19 October 2019): Kilkenny City Storm 3 NI Tridents 0

A heavy hitting game saw Kilkenny spend a combined total of 20 minutes in the penalty box, however, the Tridents couldn’t capitalise, and the Storm ran out 3-0 winners. [7]

Week 4 (26 October 2019): Dundalk Latvian Hawks 1 Dundalk Warriors 2

It was rough, tough game between the two Dundalk based sides, with teams matching each other until late in the second period, when the Hawks scored a nice slapshot from the redline. In the 3rd period the Warriors up the pace, knowing they needed shots on target. Warriors golaie got a nice assist, setting up Kenny Redmond, who deked left, then right, and equalised with a nice tuck in between the post and the Hawks goalie. In the Final Period, the desperate Warriors managed to keep the Hawks at bay as they kept shots coming from every angle. With a crimmage in front of the Hawks goal, Michael Collins managed to tip one in the back door to give the Warriors a 2-1 win. [8]



[1] Wikipedia (2017) Irish Ice Hockey Association Logo[Internet] Available from: [Accessed 6 March 2017]

[2] Cross Border Cup Facebook Page (2017) Profile Photo October 20 2017 [Internet] Available from: [Accessed 28 November 2017]

Social Media

[3] Kilkenny Storm Ice & Inline Hockey Club | Facebook (2019) Schedules !!!
Storm senior ice, senior elite, U18’s, U14’s and U12’s schedules !!!
[Internet] Available from: [Accessed 21 September 2019]

[4] Dun Dealgan Warriors | Facebook (2019) Post September 22, 2019: “Tonights match vs Kilkenny Storm ended in our favor, 7 – 4 but it was no easy game, with 3 of our quick goals coming in the final minutes of the 3rd, Kilkenny pushed us all the way.” [Internet] Available from: [Accessed 30 September 2019]

[5] Cross Border Cup | Facebook (2019) Post September 23, 2019: ” Last Saturday night saw a big opener to the division A season. From the get go, both teams displayed quick passes, strong shots and fast feet. “ [Internet] Available from: [Accessed 30 September 2019]

[6] Cross Border Cup | Facebook (2019) Post October 8, 2019: “ Tridents 0-2 Hawks. Great game last night full of action and penalties. “ [Internet] Available from: [Accessed 6 November 2019]

[7] Cross Border Cup | Facebook (2019) Post October 22, 2019: ” Last Saturday night saw a heavy weight clash between Kilkenny storm and N.I. Tridents in the top division. “ [Internet] Available from: [Accessed 6 November 2019]

[8] Cross Border Cup | Facebook (2019) Post October 26, 2019: ” A rough and tough game tonight. “ [Internet] Available from: [Accessed 6 November 2019]

[9] Cross Border Cup | Facebook (2019) Post October 27, 2019: ” Division A Cup standings as of today 27th of October! “ [Internet] Available from: [Accessed 6 November 2019]

[10] Cross Border Cup Facebook (2020) Post, March 9, 2020 “Division A Standings!” [Internet] Available from: [Accessed 28 December 2020]

[10] Cross Border Cup Facebook (2020) Post, May 15, 2020 “Attention:After speaking with all relevant stakeholders the decision has been made that the remainder of games for the 2019/20 Cross Border Cup have been cancelled. This decision was made with the health and safety of all players and arena staff in mind.” [Internet] Available from: [Accessed 28 December 2020]


Thanks to Lenka Mulligan.

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Researched, compiled and written by Enda Mulcahy for the

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Last Updated: 28 December 2020

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